Essays Tagged: "Delegate"

The title is "The Declaration of Independence." It is about the signing of the declaration from the perspective of a person living in July 5, 1776, the day after it was signed.

It was only with great courage and perseverance that the fifty-six delegates of the Second Continental Congress successfully and unanimously approved the Declaration o ... in fact, adopted on the second of July, but editing continued through the fourth.Earlier this year, delegate Richard Henry Lee introduced to Congress a resolution calling for the thirteen colonies to ... a should be drafted for discussion by Thomas Jefferson, the soft-spoken yet fascinatingly brilliant delegate of Virginia, stating that Jefferson was easily "ten times the writer" he was. Jefferson sup ...

(3 pages) 163 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jay's Treaty in the States

hington supported them to prevent us from going to war. Washington made his first move by sending a delegate to England, and furthermore by standing up to congress to get this treaty ratified. He demo ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The US Election of 1948

a formality. Rumors of the President's health deteriorating were abounding in Washington and 'each delegate kept in mind that his selection for Vice President might become President' (Reichard 2). Ro ...

(7 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The road to independence

. On the other handthe French were more concerned with protecting their land and trade. A meeting ofdelegate's form seven of the colonies in Albany wanted to strengthen their ties and tocreate a unifi ... olonies. The Common Sensepamphlet came out and when the Second Continental Congress met. Some of thedelegates wanted independence and other wanted to compromise with the British. Apetition was propose ...

(6 pages) 114 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Constitution of the United States: Our Living Constitution

lphia Convention, which was later called the ConstitutionalConvention, began on May 25 1787. The 55 delegates that framed the Constitutionarrived at Philadelphia's Independence Hall, which was then kn ... ,including George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and BenjaminFranklin. At least one delegate from each state attended, except Rhode Island. During theconvention many issues discussed b ...

(4 pages) 405 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Unit 1, Business at work

anaging Director and Company Secretary) and Chris Hill (Commercial and Quality Director) which both delegate downwards to their workforce, managers etc, they also hold shares themselves, they control ... and procedures. For example Bryan Lewill (I.C.T Manager) has a 'span of control' of two in which he delegates to in getting the tasks done by his Ltd has recently changed their o ...

(16 pages) 284 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

John Adams' biography-2 pages double spaced on -introduction -early life -before the revolution -during the revolution -after the revolution -later years

rominent individual of the American history. He is still well-known with the patriot cause, being a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. In France and Holland, during the Revolutio ...

(4 pages) 273 2 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Delegate model with the truste model of representation.

Comparing the "delegate" model with the "trustee" model of representation poses pertinent questions concerning the ... duals, cannot directly make decisions, our representatives will listen to us and act as messengers, delegates if you will, to put in our vote. If that elected official were to decide that his represen ... his vote should symbolize the wills of the public. That said, there are also some problems with a "delegate" model for representation as well, namely, minority rights.As we have read in the text, the ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

State House Yard Speech on the Constitution

adelphia Assembly, less than a month after the Constitution was signed. It was intended to nominate delegates to the next Pennsylvania Legislature, but instead, turned into a debate on the ratificatio ... ature, but instead, turned into a debate on the ratification of the Constitution. Wilson, who was a delegate in the Federal Convention, was asked to speak to the people to explain the Constitution and ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Articles of confederation.

nted one committee to draft the Declaration of Independence and a second committee, composed of one delegate from each colony, to prepare a plan of confederation. A month later, the latter committee p ... s concerning the terms of a new national government. Rather, during the next year and a half, state delegates discussed, debated and periodically attempted to amend the original draft of the Articles ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Democracy in politics.

hough often used interchangeably, the terms democracy and republic are not synonymous. Both systems delegate the power to govern to their elected representatives. In a republic, however, these officia ...

(41 pages) 1420 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Leadership by example.

ork that is desired in order to accomplish each goal. He also stresses the ability of the leader to delegate the respective duties and to respect individual freedoms. He must also have the confidence ...

(3 pages) 344 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why the Creation of the Articles of Confederation was a Mistake.

overnment to fall in debt of the loans they had from many countries. In February of 1783, Virginian delegate Joseph Jones even wrote to George Washington telling him about "the inability of Congress t ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The use of E-Commerce in Hewlett-Packard.

ving meetings in foreign country, making visits to other business entities. Not only does a manager delegate to subordinates in terms of authority and responsibility, but in terms of distance also. Th ...

(2 pages) 130 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Outline and essay of Thomas Jefferson, did this for my ap american hsitory class.

vents that lead to the American Revolution. 1776- Jefferson took his seat in Congress as an elected delegate and wrote the Declaration of Independence. Served as Secretary of State under Washington an ...

(8 pages) 122 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Business - management and change

e allocationers.Skills of management:People skills: the ability to communicate, negotiate, lead and delegate.They must have good listening skills, provide feedback, disciplinary skills.Managers must h ...

(2 pages) 259 1 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Delegation of Power and Prevention of Tyranny What collective action problems arose in the framing of the Constitution involving the delagation of power?

lem that he diligently fought throughout the framing of the Constitution. Not only would he have to delegate enough power to the government (agents) so that they would be able to effectively govern th ... out to be a major problem that threatened to challenge Madison's consensus about tyranny. Southern delegates trying to maximize their representation in the House of Representatives insisted that slav ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"FEMALE INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS"- although it was difficult at first, the number of women in U.S. politics is increasing.

his idea of women being less involved was brought to attention while viewing "The Constitution that Delegate Balance", a late eighties political series, hosted by Charles Nessin, a Harvard Law School ...

(2 pages) 150 7 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


DelegationIn the book, Don't Do. Delegate! Jenks and Kelly write, "All managers face a paradox: They need to produce results beyond t ... pabilities." As a manager, you are paid to help others be productive. The only way to do that is to delegate some tasks. Effective delegation is a key management tool and represents a basic skill need ... of their subordinates, to examine where time savings can be made and what work could be effectively delegated. Delegation of a task also includes delegation of obligation to do the task, responsibilit ...

(4 pages) 285 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Stress in the Workplace

t could be the problem. Sorting out priority lists, easy access filing systems and learning when to delegate can all be taught through mentoring, informal training and daylong external courses.Reward ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management